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"This is a truly remarkable movie based on the true story of a war hero who never used a gun. Mel Gibson has a gift for directing and Andrew Garfield was perfectly cast in the lead role, giving depth, intrigue and compassion to the storyline. I nor..."
"What a guy, a hero of heroes. It was interesting to watch the stubborn Doss evolved to become a religious pacifist and to enlist as a conscientious objector aiming to become a non-combatant medic in WW II. The shocking special effects in the battl..."
"In this film, two binary opposites clash. The bloody, graphic filmmaking of Mel Gibson (war) and Andrew Garfield’s idealistic farm boy courage (pacifism). The result is a compelling film that celebrates true courage and honesty depicts the horro..."
"I don't like war movies. I just don't. They don't appeal to me. HACKSAW RIDGE is not like any ol' war movie. A moving depiction of a real soldier whose unbreakable faith gave him the courage to save so many lives, Mel Gibson crafted a wonderful ta..."